Future Considerations

Over/Under: Huberdeau a push at three
June 12, 2011, 4:52 pm
Filed under: NHL Entry Draft, QMJHL | Tags: ,

From Aaron Vickers:

Over/Under is a daily feature on Future Considerations leading up to the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Managing editor Aaron Vickers polls his Twitter followers on if a prospect will go before or after a particular pick. Follow Aaron at @VickersFC to participate!

Twitter agrees, Jonathan Huberdeau is a push at three.

According to the Twitterverse, Saint John Sea Dogs standout wont go over or under, but exactly on three to the Florida Panthers.

Second only to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in Future Considerations’ final ranking for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Huberdeau put together an exceptional year that saw him outside of the first round in September. Forty-three goals and 105 regular season points later, Huberdeau skyrocketed into the top-five. Continue reading

Keep an eye on Abraham on draft day
June 12, 2011, 3:59 pm
Filed under: NHL Entry Draft, OHL | Tags: , ,

From Aaron Vickers:

He’s not the biggest dog in the fight.

But he may still bark just loud enough to wake the neighbours.

Spencer Abraham stands at just five-foot-11, but the Brampton Battalion defenseman made noise in his rookie season in the Ontario Hockey League. The 18-year-old finished with 31 points in 67 games, third in rookie scoring among defensemen in the OHL behind Nick Ebert and Ryan Sproul.

Slotted 168th overall in Future Considerations’ final rankings for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, it’s Abraham’s offensive prowess that could make the Campbellville, ON. native a jumper on draft day. Continue reading